Former U.S. Presidents George W Bush and Bill Clinton have been visiting Haiti as part of their fund-raising efforts to aid the earthquake-stricken nation. They visited camps for some of the 1.3 million homeless survivors and met President Rene Preval. They said they wanted to attract investment to Haiti and ensure the most was made of aid donations. Bush and Clinton were asked by President Barack Obama to lead U.S. fundraising after the devastating Jan. 12 earthquake. At least 220,000 people were killed and large parts of the capital, Port-au-Prince and other towns were leveled in the magnitude 7.0 quake. Many of the survivors are now living in camps and face the prospect of landslides or flooding in the coming rainy season. “Hopefully, our visit will remind people that Haiti needs help,” Bush said. (BBC)

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